A Montreal man has damaged the Guinness World Record for many burpees in 12 hours.

With a framed picture of his late brother propped up by dumbbells in entrance of him, Samuel Finn pushed by way of 5,234 repetitions of the grueling train Friday night time.

The accomplishment (dubbed “Burpees For Ced”) was carried out in honour of his brother Cedric, who was identified in 2017 with a uncommon and aggressive tender tissue sarcoma. He died 9 months later on the age of 27. As half of his efforts, Finn began a GoFundMe marketing campaign, which has raised greater than $54,000 since early October.

“If I can sum up my experience in a few words: 12 hours of pain!!” wrote Finn in a Facebook put up on-line Saturday morning.

“It was a whole mental fight! AFTER ONLY 5 hours, I couldn’t feel my feet and hands since all my blood was redirected to my organs and muscles. At some point I was thinking I might lose my toes (the head starts to imagine several scenarios after 5 hours of burpees).”

Finn’s mission impressed an outpouring of help on Friday, together with from a line of athletes doing burpees throughout from him in solidarity. One man who spoke with InternetNews Montreal mentioned he didn’t even know Finn and needed to present his help and see what number of burpees he may do himself.

“I made a promise,” wrote Finn on-line. “I wasn’t going to stop, no matter how much my body was going to ask me to stop!”

With a report from InternetNews Montreal’s Matt Gilmour

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